COVID-19: Life and Death Medical Decisions Medical Will Be Made

Hospitals are used to life-saving, not ending lives.

by Eric Holdeman / March 24, 2020

We are nearing the time when our medical community, especially hospitals, will be taxed to the max. This Seattle Times article calls out the tough decisions that will be made, ‘It will not be pretty’: Washington state preparing to make life-or-death decisions if coronavirus overwhelms health care system.

It is still not known how the coronavirus will impact various parts of the nation and our medical community. When will there start to be major impacts to rural communities? While it is the urban areas under the gun today, urban centers have more capacity and capability. Small rural hospitals have few beds and even fewer ventilators. 

Matt Morrison shared the link above. 

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